Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Evangelizing: Since I Have No Pulpit I Use the Written Word and Social Media

Monday, April 25th, we celebrated the feast of the St. Mark the Evangelist. Mark (sometimes referred to as John Mark) wrote the first and the shortest gospel. The Entrance Antiphon for the Mass that day was as follows: “Go into … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 1, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 14:23-29 Jesus replied: Anyone who loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we … Continue reading

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Giving What Is Holy To Dogs

The Spouse of Christ must pattern her behaviour after the Son of God who went out to everyone without exception.             Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus, par. 12 Sitting in our gloriously sunny, tranquil parish adoration chapel, I had just finished underlining … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing – How to Charge for Your Services

When a freelance writer answers a call for submission, frequently the level of payment is indicated in the posting. It may be a fixed rate per article or a fixed amount per word. In applying for these types of jobs, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

Step Three – Made a decision to turn our writing and our writing career over to the care of God   So we’ve prayed and turned our writing over. Suddenly, we feel a peace that surpasses all understanding. Our work … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: April 24, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 13:31-33, 34-35 When he had gone, Jesus said: Now has the Son of man been glorified, and in him … Continue reading

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Senior Moments

The following is a not an uncommon claim for people who spend time with the elderly or those who have symptoms of afflictions like Alzheimer’s or dementia:  “I’ve heard that one million times before!”   We often witness that comment couched … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: April 17, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 10:27-30 The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. I … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast: “Stay With Me,” by Carolyn Astfalk

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Carolyn Astfalk’s book, STAY WITH ME. It is a CWG Seal of approval winner. Teaser: With the counsel of their friend Father John, can Rebecca and Chris overcome every obstacle and … Continue reading

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Five ways to share your faith In the Year of Mercy

In this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis encourages us to show God’s mercy through our witness. The Holy Father called this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to direct our attention and actions “on mercy so that we may become a more … Continue reading

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